Fire Resistant Fabrics Market Size & Share, by Application (Apparel, Non-Apparel); End-user (Transportation, Industrial, Defense & Public Safety) - Global Supply & Demand Analysis, Growth Forecasts, Statistics Report 2023-2035

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  • Published Date: May 02, 2023
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Global Market Size, Forecast, and Trend Highlights Over 2023-2035

Fire Resistant Fabrics Market size is poised to exceed USD 12.5 Billion by the end of 2035, growing at over 9.1% CAGR during the forecast period, i.e., 2023-2035. In the year 2022, the industry size of fire-resistant fabrics was USD 4.4 Billion. The market growth is due to increasing stringent workplace safety regulations and surge in the number of worker deaths in developed countries. In addition, the employees are more exposed to hazardous conditions, which increases the demand for fire resistant fabrics.

Moreover, growing advantages of the fabrics in commercial as well as residential areas will boost the fire-resistant fabrics market expansion. Also, the fabrics are used in home furniture, so that it does not catch fire and make the surroundings safe for the residents.

Furthermore, vehicle seats can be made with the help of fire-resistant fabrics, to protect them from the fire flames. Hence, the rising sale of automobiles it is anticipated to impel the growth of global market in the upcoming years.

Fire-Resistant Fabrics Market Size
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Fire Resistant Fabrics Sector: Growth Drivers and Challenges

Growth Drivers

  • Growing Aviation Industry – There is a need for a right fabric material for the production of aircraft, as fire, and smoke inhalation are the major reasons for the substantial percentage of aircraft accident deaths. Therefore, an increase in the number of aircrafts will propel the market demand.
  • Increasing Incidence of Fires in the Oil and Gas Industry – There has been an increase in the number of fire outbreaks in the oil and gas industry, which is surging the demand for fire-resistant fabrics.
  • Surging Investment in Electric Vehicles – There has been surging investment in electric vehicles, followed by rising demand among the people. Moreover, the increasing government initiatives through investment to support the e-vehicles are owing to various environmental concerns, driving the fire-resistant fabrics market revenue.
  • Rising investment on Advanced Materials and Chemicals – The workers in the chemical industry are more prone to hazardous chemicals that can create fire, and smoke, boosting the use of fire-resistant fabrics.


  • Lack of safety compliance in the industrial sector.
  • There is a major role of the raw material in the production of fire-resistant fabrics. The raw material should be able to bear the heat of fire, and different processes are followed in order to produce the fire-resistant fabrics. Furthermore, the high cost of fire-resistant fabrics is not accessible by all the safety required industries in emerging countries Therefore, the prices of the raw materials keep fluctuating, and it is expected to restrain the growth of the market.
  • Complicated technology used for the Production of the fire-resistant fabrics.

Fire-Resistant Fabrics Market: Key Insights

Base Year


Forecast Year



~ 9.1%

Base Year Market Size (2022)

~ USD 4.4 Billion

Forecast Year Market Size (2035)

~ USD 12.5 Billion

Regional Scope

  • North America (U.S., and Canada)
  • Latin America (Mexico, Argentina, Rest of Latin America)
  • Asia-Pacific (Japan, China, India, Indonesia, Malaysia, Australia, Rest of Asia-Pacific)
  • Europe (U.K., Germany, France, Italy, Spain, Russia, NORDIC, Rest of Europe)
  • Middle East and Africa (Israel, GCC North Africa, South Africa, Rest of the Middle East and Africa)
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Fire Resistant Fabrics Segmentation

Application (Apparel, Non-Apparel)

The apparel application segment is expected to garner a significant share of around 56% by 2035. This can be credited to increasing use of protective clothing in the industries. In addition, there is a surging need for this fabric for people who work in environments that involves hazards, such as electricians.

End-user (Transportation, Industrial, Defense & Public Safety)

The industrial end-use segment is estimated to gain the largest market share through 2035, attributed to rising application of various government regulations related to workers safety in the industries. These regulations are majorly focused on the oil & gas industry, as more oil reserves are found in the world.

Our in-depth analysis of the global market includes the following segments:


  • Apparel

  • Non-Apparel



     End Use Industry

  • Transportation

  • Industrial

  • Defense & Public Safety

  • Others


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Fire Resistant Fabrics Industry - Regional Synopsis

APAC Market Statistics

The Asia Pacific fire-resistant fabrics market is projected to dominate more than 32% revenue share by 2035. The regional industry expansion is driven by the fire incidents that occur in a variety of industries, including oil & gas, automotive, and others. Clothing composed of fire-resistant materials can help the workers in these industries.

In addition, owing to increased investment in the automotive sector, it is also anticipated that the market size in the APAC region will increase. The fire-resistant textiles are incredibly durable for the seat coverings in addition to providing just fire protection.

North American Market Forecast

North America market is predicted to be the second largest, registering a share of about 26% by the end of 2035, as the government regulations are becoming more stringent in the region. Also, the major end-users are becoming more mature through taking better care of their workers as well as their customers.

Europe Market Forecast

The Europe fire-resistant fabrics market revenue is anticipated to witness substantial growth till 2035, led by presence of a large number of manufacturers in the automobile sector. Moreover, the countries in the region are becoming more mature through spending more on safety.

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Companies Dominating the Fire Resistant Fabrics Landscape

    • Solvay S.A.
      • Company Overview
      • Business Strategy
      • Key Product Offerings
      • Financial Performance
      • Key Performance Indicators
      • Risk Analysis
      • Recent Development
      • Regional Presence
      • SWOT Analysis
    • Kaneka Corporation
    • Gunei Chemical Industry Co., Ltd.
    • W.L. Gore & Associates, Inc.
    • Huntsman International LLC
    • Lenzing AG
    • Teijin Limited
    • Milliken & Co group
    • Royal TenCate Protective nv

In the News

  • Teijin Frontier Co., Ltd., the Teijin Group's fibers and product converting subsidiary, announced today the release of a lightweight, tear-resistant, flat-surfaced fabric that is also soft, eco-friendly, and abrasion-resistant, making it suitable for sportswear. Teijin Frontier will market its new fabric as a significant product for the spring/summer 2021 sports and outdoor collections, with sales aimed at a variety of uses.
  • The Lenzing Group announced the successfully converted a production line from generic viscose to TENCELTM branded modal fibers for textiles and garments.

Author Credits:  Smruti Ranjan, Rajrani Baghel

  • Report ID: 4908
  • Published Date: May 02, 2023
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Frequently Asked Questions (FAQ)

Increasing incidence of fires in the oil and gas industry, surging investment in electric vehicles, and growing aviation industry are the major factors driving the market growth.

The market size of fire-resistant fabrics is anticipated to attain a CAGR of ~9.10% over the forecast period, i.e., 2023-2035.

Lack of safety compliance in the industrial sector, and complicated technology used for the production of the fire resistant fabrics are estimated to be the growth hindering factors for the market expansion.

The market in the Asia Pacific region is projected to hold the largest market share by the end of 2035 and provide more business opportunities in the future.

The major players in the market are Kaneka Corporation, Gunei Chemical Industry Co., Ltd., W.L. Gore & Associates, Inc., PERFORMANCE PRODUCTS INC., Huntsman International LLC, Lenzing AG, Teijin Limited, Milliken & Co group, Royal TenCate Protective nv, and others.

The company profiles are selected based on the revenues generated from the product segment, the geographical presence of the company which determines the revenue generating capacity as well as the new products being launched into the market by the company.

The market is segmented by application, end-use industry, and by region.

The industrial segment is anticipated to garner the largest market size by the end of 2035 and display significant growth opportunities.
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